SECTION 1. Notwithstanding provisions of section 12 of chapter 138 of the General Laws to the contrary, any licensee that is licensed pursuant to said section 12 that cannot reopen until Phase 4 of Reopening Massachusetts, or is unable to open as result of disruptions caused by the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, may file its annual license renewal for 2021 pursuant to section 16A of said chapter 138, without submitting proof of liquor legal liability insurance policy; provided, however, that no such licensee shall reopen to the public without first submitting proof to the licensing authority proof of a liquor liability insurance policy naming the licensee as the insured. No insurer, broker, agent or their representative shall impose or collect any surcharge, penalty, fee or other charge in addition to the premium for any such liquor liability insurance policy.
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